The Folgers Coffee Co. plans a $5 million expansion in eastern New Orleans as parent company J.M. Smucker Co. continues consolidating coffee production. A new $3 million administration building will have bigger offices, not more people, Smucker said.
A Quebec snack-maker won't back down from plans to re-introduce a popular old logo of a cartoon aboriginal boy in a loincloth and feathered hat. Krispy Kernels snack foods drew some criticism for a holiday marketing campaign featuring the old logo.
Wine enthusiasts searching for bubbly made fresh in the Mount Rushmore state will soon be in luck. The first champagne house in South Dakota is coming to Sturgis, courtesy of Belle Joli Winery. Customers will be able to see part of the wine-making process.
A Tokyo-based health information research firm launched a free website where members can search for food that does not contain ingredients to which they are allergic. Members specify food allergens and then see a list of food that don't contain them.
Paul Chibe, vice president of U.S. marketing for Anheuser-Busch InBev, said Friday that humor has always been an integral part of the company's Bud Light brand. But in recent years, Chibe conceded that the tone didn't always strike the right note.
The FDA has extended the comment for food safety rules for farmers by an additional week after people said they had technical problems submitting their views online. The original deadline was Friday; the new deadline is Friday, Nov. 22.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has reached settlements with five Hawaii farms in a discrimination lawsuit alleging that farm workers were subjected to uninhabitable housing, insufficient food, inadequate wages and deportation threats.
The Garden-Fresh Foods plant in Milwaukee has halted production and reassigned about 100 employees because of product recalls, the company said Saturday. Garden-Fresh has recalled tons of products in eight separate recalls since the end of August.
Today's powerhouse bourbon brands such as Jim Beam, Wild Turkey and Maker's Mark are crafted in rural Kentucky settings, an hour or less away, but the trade is showing signs of a comeback in the city. An urban bourbon trail features 27 bars and restaurants.
The signature feature of a $10.5 million attraction called The Evan Williams Bourbon Experience is a replica of a five-story Evan Williams bottle, which pours into a nearly 1,500-gallon lowball glass in the lobby of the attraction in Louisville, Ky.
Asahi Group Holdings Ltd. said it will acquire bottled water operations in Indonesia to boost sales in the Southeast Asian country's growing market. Under the roughly 18.9 billion yen deal, Asahi Group will buy Indonesia's Tirta Bahagia Group, which produces the Club brand of bottled water.
Judge Brian F. Holeman issued an order this week denying summary judgment in lawsuits against a number of D.C. grocery stores, including Safeway and Giant, paving the way for a consumer to proceed to trial on claims that the stores sold inferior quality olive oil falsely labeled as "extra virgin."
In a letter to the National Chicken Council (NCC), the The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), along with a growing base of supporters, called upon the organization to improve the standards of care for the chickens that are raised for meat in the United States.
Brennan's restaurant, an establishment founded and run by the family of the same name, has closed its doors in New Orleans' French Quarter. Family feuding is seen as the culprit. The food landmark is credited with inventing dishes like Bananas Foster.
A new study shows the potential for Greek yogurt to expand beyond the dairy case and become the next super trend in consumer packaged goods. Results identified close to a dozen product ideas that could extend Greek yogurt across new categories in food and other markets.
Prominent Kentucky bourbon maker is showing off its new tourism attraction in downtown Louisville. Called the Evan Williams Bourbon Experience, it features a small distillery and exhibits that take visitors through Kentucky's bourbon-making history.
McDonald's wants to be a bigger player in the global coffee business with its McCafe drink line. The world's biggest hamburger chain on Thursday highlighted beverages as one of its key growth opportunities at a daylong presentation for investors.
Four Maine companies are bidding for a new liquor contract with the state. All Maine Spirits, LLC and Pine State Trading submitted bids by Thursday's deadline for warehousing and distributing. Pine State Trading also submitted a bid for spirits trade marketing, along with CDM Communications, Dirigo Spirit Co.
The average Turkey Day dinner will cost $49.04, or just 44 cents less this year than it did in 2012. And while every penny counts, if you need to do any traveling to belly up to the big meal, increases in airline and train tickets mean that 44 cents won't get you very far.
H.J. Heinz Co. says it is closing three plants in North America and cutting 1,350 jobs in an effort to operate more efficiently.The food maker said Thursday that it will close facilities in two states and Canada over the next six to eight months.